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The Culinary Arts program at Vance-Granville Community College is inviting the public to enjoy a gourmet lunch prepared by students on Thursday, March 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The luncheon will be held at the Masonic Home for Children on College Street in Oxford, where the Culinary program is based.

Tickets are $9, plus applicable taxes and Eventbrite fees, and can be purchased online at Note that the Eventbrite ticketing website works best in the Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers.

“The successful planning and execution of the luncheon will give our students the opportunity to practice and demonstrate both front and back of the house skills,” said Chef Teresa Davis, the VGCC Culinary Arts program head.

She said the buffet menu is set to include Spinach Dip Stuffed Mushrooms, Northwest Apple Walnut Salad, Beef Roulade with Sundried Tomato Cream Sauce, Shrimp Penne Pasta, and Roasted Root Vegetables. There will also be a Bananas Foster Crepes “Live Action” Station.

For more information about the Culinary Arts program, contact Chef Teresa Davis at or (919) 690-0312.